The Discovery of San Francisco Bay: The Portola Expedition of 1769-1770

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In July 1769 the first Spanish land expedition to explore California set out from San Diego to march to Monterey Bay, but didn't recognize it when they stood on its shore. They kept headed north, and in early November discovered San Francisco Bay. -- Appearance and customs of the Indians. -- Locations of the expedition's campsites. -- Following the route on modern roads. -- Place names, old and new.

The Discovery of San Francisco Bay: The Portola Expedition of 1769-1770 1992, Great West Books

ISBN-13: 9780944220061

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